PBS NewsHour

The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Clip: 09/20/2011 | 6m

For more on this story, go to www.pbs.org/newshour As of today, gay soldiers will no longer have to hide their sexual orientation for fear of being drummed out of the military. Six months ago President Obama repealed the law that forbid gays from openly serving and enlisting in the military. Today, after months of training soldiers on the new policy, that ban is formally lifted.

Aired: 09/20/11

Rating: NR

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